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was last seen in halifax county. news 4's megan mcgrath is live in fairfax county with more on the case. megan, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. police say she was abducted from halifax, virginia, but they have information that leads them to believe the people who took her may be headed to the washington, d.c. area. folks are being asked to keep an eye out for this little girl here. let's take a look at the picture. alexis carlisle, she is 1-year-old. she was last seen at 4:30 in the afternoon yesterday, thursday, and they believe that she was abducted by eric eugene black, 41, and jennifer carlisle, 35, described as having red hair, green eyes. you may also notice the last name is the same as the little girl carlisle. it is unclear, though, exactly what the relationship is between her and the missing girl. police are not releasing any information on that. now, alexis is said to have uncombed black hair, brown eyes. she was last seen wearing an orange shirt, blue jeans, and a pink jacket. police believe she could be in extreme danger, and she want to find her as quickly as possi
and robbery in northwest d.c. news 4's megan mcgrath live now with details. >> reporter: you can see behind me the crime scene very active here. we're at the intersection of "h" and madison place. this is the northeast corner of lafayette park. you can see how close this crime scene is to the white house. joe, if you can spin around here. this is lafayette park. if you look over there by those trees, those are the pillars that lead to the east gate of the white house. again, the shooting, this robbery taking place very, very close to the white house. details still coming in. this is what we know so far. there apparently was some kind of robbery attempt at 18th and jefferson. the victim of that robbery began to pursue the suspects. they all ended up here at madison place and "h" street in northwest, again, at the corner of lafayette park. that's when shots were fired, and that's when it all came to a close here. police still on the scene trying to figure out exactly what happened. there is a lookout for the suspects. police are looking for four men. they are armed. they believe they're in a whi
near gallaudet university.figure out what spar warehouse fire near gallaudet university. megan mcgrath with a new set back we're hearing about for firefighters. >> reporter: it's not so much new setback, it's just an ongoing challenge for firefighters. this is a very difficult type of blaze. it a warehouse fire. this is the old union market warehouse district. have a lot of old buildings that are crammed full of merchandise, many of the wholesale vendors here specialize in meats and poultry, but there are a number of restaurant supply companies, textiles, vendors who sell t-shirts and souvenirs and the like. it was one of those businesses where they believe that this fire originated. so that business was filled with t-shirts and other things that were very, very flammable. that made it a very difficult situation for firefighters to get their hands on, because there was all of this flammable stuff jammed into one spot. >> warehouses are a nightmare for firefighters. it makes it hard for us to get in and then there's a lot of merchandise in a small space. so it's hard to put a fire out.
of the most expensive. news 4's megan mcgrath is live outside campaign headquarters in alexandria. megan, good morning. >> reporter: good morning, eun. here at kaine headquarters in alexandria, you can see the homemade sign that graces the window here. it says tim kaine, u.s. senate. kaine is attributing his success to this sort of grass roots support and enthusiasm. he thanked his supporters last night at a victory rally in richmond. this race received national attention when democrat jim webb announced his retirement. the republican party saw it as an opportunity to gain a seat in the senate, a seat previously held by george allen before he was succeeded by webb in 2006. now, millions of dollars was spent on negative tv ads. much of the money coming from groups outside of virginia. and here's what tim kaine had to say about all of that. >> our victory tonight proves it's the number of people that stand with you, not the number of zeros behind a check that decide elections in the united states of america. and tonight we also prove that virginiians are ready to keep moving forward with leaders
of that storm in the northeast. megan mcgrath live at reagan national airport with one couple trying to make it to a military event? >> reporter: right. the military event they're going to is in new york city. unfortunately, they're trying to get from fresno to new york. they've been moved around, transferred, cancelled, rebooked a couple of different times and they're worried about whether or not they're going to get there. they're not alone. take a look at the board here. we've got a number of cancellations to the new york area this morning, and folks are trying to rebook. they're scrambling to make other plans. it's a good idea if you're flying to the new york area to call your airline ahead of time and make sure your flight is actually leaving this airport. some of them are. we don't want to give the impression that all of the flights are cancelled. it's sort of a hit or miss thing at this point. it just depends upon the actual flight and your time and the logistics in terms of the flights and the crews and where the planes are. so you really are going to have to call ahead. u.s. airways
locations. news 4's megan mcgrath live in alexandria. lots of company because these folks are dealing with hot races in the commonwealth. >> reporter: absolutely. i would say we've got a couple of hundred people. they got here at 4:30 in the morning. this guy came about ten minutes ago. why come early? were you concerned about the lines later today? >> i have to get to work today, but i think it's very, very important the citizens get out and vote. it's our one chance to vote on how the future of our country is going to be. it's important we all get out here and do it. >> reporter: are you impressed or surprised? what do you think of the line? there's a couple of hundred people here. >> this is my first time actually voting in person. i retired from the military last year. this is a new experience for me. >> reporter: and the line just moved. you've got to go vote. thanks for joining us. you can see a lot of enthusiasm here this morning. virginia is one of the battleground states. president obama won the old dominion four years ago, but mitt romney has been pressing hard. it's really
girl and these two individuals, you are asked to call 911. reporting live in fairfax, megan mcgrath, news 4. back to you all in the studio. >> megan mcgrath. megan, thank you. >> let's turn to tom kierein and get a first look at the forecast. >>> a chill still in the area on this friday morning. you might need an umbrella too. a disturbance passing south and east of the metro area. those patches of green in southern maryland, northern neck, eastern shore. those are sprinkles passing south and east of the metro area and moving off to the north and east. areas in the light blue are in the 40s. that includes much of virginia, southern maryland, and lower eastern shore farther north from charles county, prince george's, and anne arundel north into montgomery county and the district. generally, upper 30s to around 40 degrees. loudoun virginia from west to the shenandoah valley. upper 30s. much of the shenandoah valley west, it's below freezing in the upper 30s and low 20s. upper 20s. by noon, a little sun breaking out, upper 40s. by midafternoon, ought to hit the low to mid-50s and getti
on the market for sale in almost a dekachlted megan mcgrath knows this data well. with us tonight at the naz. megan, first of all, does the relatively few number of homes threaten any pickup in housing? >>. >> well, it's an interesting dynamic we're seeing now. we're hearing from realtors is that they think that sales are actually depressed a little bit because of this lack of inventory. that buyers are getting frustrated that they are not finding enough homes in the mart so we actually think it could be depressing sales a little bit testimony should be helping prices. and hopefully that will bring more inventory on to the market over time. but we're in a little friction in the market. we're not seeing folks bring their homes into the market because we're at the bottom. >> would you describe this as a buyers market for residential real estate or sellers? >> it depends a little bit on the region but overall it is definitely turning into a sellers market at this point. >> tom: more pricing power. what about for new homes. we saw today also that builders sentiment continues to increase. those h
's also holding a press conference later today right around noon. reporting live in alexandria, megan mcgrath, news 4. eun, back to you. >> there were nine swing states that were key for both candidates to win the white house. just as expected, those states proved pivotal in re-election. those were key for president obama as new hampshire and pennsylvania both fell his way. then he landed the key midwestern and mountain states of wisconsin, colorado, and iowa. that left nevada and the three critical states we've been watching for months. we're talking ohio, virginia, and florida. as it turns out, the president only needed one of those states. as soon as nbc news projected ohio for obama around 11:15, the president had enough electoral votes to keep him in the white house. as icing on the cake, though, the president did also pick up virginia, and he also picked up nevada early this morning. >>> in about two months, gay marriage will become legal in the state of maryland. voters upheld an amendment making same-sex marriage legal in the state. the assembly passed the amendment earlier this year,
for a missing 1-year-old girl. police believe she's in extreme danger. news 4's megan mcgrath is near i-95 in fairfax county with more on this case. megan, good morning to you. >> reporter: good morning, eun. police are looking for 1-year-old alexis rose carlisle. she was last seen at 4:30 in the afternoon yesterday. as you mentioned, police believe she's in extreme danger, abducted by two individuals. take a look at the video of this little girl, see i
. today, a ribbon cutting ceremony for the i-495 express lane. megan mcgrath joins us from tye son's corner or tyson's if that's what you want to call it now. good morning. >> reporter: take a look behind me. the sign on the side of this truck says it all, road opens in four days. the express lanes will be open to the general public beginning in the wee hours of saturday, november 17th. if you are willing to pay a toll, v-dot believes you will be able to travel anywhere between 45 to 55 miles an hour on these express lanes. that is during rush hour. a sell bra tour breakfast in tyson's corner. the lanes open to the public on saturday, november 17th. >> it was always four lanes. peak hours, those lanes were stuffed. now, you are adding new capacity, each direction by two lanes. that, alone, is going to move a lot of traffic. you have six lanes where it used to be four. that reason alone, the math works. >> reporter: final tweaks need to be made, but it's ready to go. if you plan to use them, there are a few things you need to know. there are no toll booths for the express lanes. eve
e rekindled this morning. megan mcgrath is on the scene. >> reporter: this was a very tough fire to get under control. there were a couple of instance where is they actually had to pull their firefighters out of the building because they were concerned about possible collapses, so they had to back out a little bit and change their strategy until it was safe to allow their personnel close to the building. i'll step out of the way so that you can get a better idea. you can see that there's still quite a presence here on the scene. a lot of emergency vehicles still here on the scene. let's take a look at the video shot last night and overnight and you can see just how large this fire was. we're here at the union market. this is a series of vendors here, many of the wholesale meat venn do vendors, also some suit vendors. not sewer exactly what started this fire. they thought they had a handle on it for a while and then it flared up again, and that was
a court decide the issue. the new law takes effect next year. megan mcgrath shows us what that means for one local family. >> reporter: for bonnie and romrom romy, the passage of 6 -- >> i burst out crying. of course. just absolutely thrilled, delighted. >> i'm proud to be a marylander. >> reporter: reverend berger and reverend paladino have helped hundreds of other same-sex couples commit to their partners. both are ministers who have performed same-sex marriages in d.c. now they look forward to their own wedding in maryland. >> my beloved actually got on her knee and -- and proposed. so that's in the future. >> reporter: like many around the state, berger and paladino watched the election results, as passage became clear. reverend berger got calls from couples she married in the district who wanted to take their vows again in their home state. >> as we followed it on facebook, people were saying, ref remembered bonnie, we got married in d.c., but now can we get married in maryland. >> reporter: she's proud the answer to that question is now yes in maryland. >> it opens my heart. it
in new england. >>> the storm is causing hundreds of flight delays and cancellations. megan mcgrath is live at reagan national airport. what's the status where you are? >> reporter: good morning. what we're seeing here at reagan national, just wet tarmac. no problems here. but in new york, we are seeing cancellations. take a look at the board here. sort of hit or miss. this is laguardia airport. the 6:00 a.m. is on time, but the 6:15 has been cancelled. if you look down the line, it's a similar situation. the 7:00 on time. the 7:59 is cancelled. the advice is that you're just going to have to call your airline. yesterday they were recommending that passengers actually cancel or rearrange their flights to avoid that area if possible. it really depends on your need and when you need to be to your destination. but keep in mind that there is a possibility that you could see cancellations and delays today. if you are flexible, you might want to do that. certainly you're going to want to call your airline ahead of time. the flights in the new york area, they had many, many cancellations y
. this is happening at the union market building at the intersection of fourth and moore street. megan mcgrath is there with the latest. good morning. >> reporter: you can see behind me here a lot of the firefighters still here on the scene. at this point, the fire is under control. they're keeping a close eye on it, though, because it had a number of flare-ups through the evening. they just want to make sure that they're not going to have any more hot spots become a problem here, so they're going to keep a presence here on the scene. this fire broke out at around 9:00 last night. this is the old union market area. this is a wholesale market. there are a number of small vendors. many of them specializing in meats, poultry, fish and the like. wholesale vendors here. many internationally -- with an international flare here. exactly what caused the fire to start or the blaze to crop up here late last night, still under investigation. i can tell you that there are a number of businesses that are impacted. we don't have an exact number, but there's a very large building that is involved in this fir
given the school's address this morning. news 4 megan mcgrath has more on star's vision. >> reporter: it looked like a such fi su event, but the faces are students. this elaborate event was a kickoff to the superintendent's first state of the school's address. dr. star says he still considers himself lucky to be here. saying more needs to be done to tackle the challenges. >> we are rightly proud of the challenges but the world is changing and we have to move fast to catch up. what our children need to know and be able to do is different than it was just ten years ago. >> to keep pace, dr. star says the first step is to understand who the students are and what they need from their school system. >> we must know who our children are. most of our students are either living in a single parent family or in a two parent family where both adults work outside the home. most of our students are peopl of color. and maybe the child of an immigrant or a grant themselves. a good number have received free or reduced price meals at some point. and may very well be the first person in their family t
five and seven. that means they will face a lot of complaints this afternoon. megan mcgrath has more. >> reporter: d.c. school chancellor's plan to close and consolidate 20 schools has some parents up in arms. later this afternoon, they are going to have the chance to voice their concerns during the first of several public hearings. shaw middle school at garnet patterson is one of 20 schools slated to close under the plan. students like marvin kirkland would be transferred. meaning six through 12th graders would co-exist on the same campus. marvin's mom doesn't think that's a good idea. >> all the kids are, you know, they are too young to be around teenagers. >> reporter: would you worry about your son? >> i would. i would worry about him. i want him growing up too fast. >> reporter: underenrollment made the closes necessary. schools like shaw don't have enough students to justify the expense of operating and maintaining the building. the chancellor says she would rather consolidate students in one school and use the savings on programs that target children who are falling behind aca
la fayette square. megan mcgrath joins us live where she talked to one of the victims. >> reporter: good morning. those shots were fired on 19th street, we are told. we spoke to one of the victims. it was a wild morning, it happened around 6:00 a.m. as people were headed out to work in the heart of downtown. we are less than a block off connecticut avenue in the heart of downtown. it started with a robbery, tu turned into a shooting when a car made its way to manson place at the corner of la fayette. he and his friends walked out of his business near jefferson place, a lounge in the area. it's his business. as they walked around the sidewalk, they were approached by three men, two of them wearing masks, all of them armed with guns. >> he came behind me. i told the girl in the car looking behind me like do you know the guy behind you? i turned around thinking it was someone i knew or someone joking th me. i saw the gun behind my back. the reaction was i smiled then i was like the moment i turned my face, there were guys behind my guys, too, my friends. pushed and grabbed my arm, twi
of the ballot initiatives marylanders will be voting on in this election. news 4 megan mcgrath breaks down some of the contentious issues and the impact results could have on the state. >> tomorrow of course is election day. a big voter turnout is expected. we're here at the prince georges county board of elections. you can see a number of people have com to fill out absentee ballots today. many more though will be going to their traditional polling places beginning at 7:00 a.m. tomorrow morning. because of the long lines that are expected, election officials are asking voters to do some research. a flurry of activity at the county board of elections as voters turn in their absentee ballots looking to avoid the crowds tomorrow. when marylanders held to the polls on tuesday, they will not only cast their votes in the presidential race, they will also have their say on a number of ballot questions. there's a lot of information and voters are asked to be familiar with those questions before they arrive. >> the sample ballots were mailed to each household in prince georges county and i encourage vo
gay marriage instead of having a court decide the matter. news4's megan mcgrath is telling what this means for one local family. >> reporter: for bonny and roamy, the passage of question 6, maryland's civil marriage protection act, is a victory for their relationship of seven years. >> i burst out crying. of course, just absolutely thrilled, delighted. >> i'm proud to be a marylander. >> reporter: reverend burger and paladino have helped hundreds of other same-sex couples commit to their partners. both are ministers who have performed same-sex marriages in d.c. now they look forward to their own wedding in maryland. >> my beloved actually to get on her knee, and propose, so that's in the future. >> reporter: like many around the state, they watched the election results with keen interest. as passage became clear, reverend burger began getting calls and e-mails from couples she had married in the district who wanted to take their vows again in their home state. >> as we followed it on facebook, people were saying, reverend bonny, we got married in d.c., but now can we get married
candidates, it was same-sex marriage. megan mcgrath has more from takoma park. >> reporter: for months we have seen the signs and tv ads involving question 6 which legalizes same-sex marriage in maryland. as the election results came in, gay and lesbian couples watched closely. among them, bonnie. >> for them, the package of question 6, the civil protection marriage act is a victory for their relationship of seven years. >> i burst out crying, of course. just absolutely thrilled, delighted. >> proud to be a marylander. >> two reverends are not only committed to each other, they have held hundreds of other same-sex couples commit to their partners. both are ministers. now they look forward to their own marriage in maryland. >> she actually got on her knee and proposed. so, yes, that's in the future. >> reporter: like many around the state, they watched the election results with keen interest. as passage became clear, reverend berger got calls and e-mails from people in the district who wanted to take their vows in their home state. >> as we followed it they said we got married in d.c. now
of the storm. it affected travel. at reagan international, some people had to spend the night. megan mcgrath has more. >> reporter: here at reagan national airport, things are getting back to normal. on the board, this flight to new york's laguardia is listed on time. down below, a flight to newark has been canceled. we have frustrated passengers here this morning. this comes a week after sandy blew through and reeked havoc on flight scheduled. there were the lucky, those able to fly out on time this morning. >> boarding time is 7:10. >> reporter: there were the unlucky. people who got stuck at reagan national, their flight scrapped due to the snow. richard spent the night in the terminal. >> tried to get a hotel. they had been booked or not responsive. it's tough. i slept there. many people sleft there. it's been interesting. >> reporter: the cancellations in and out of new york began before the weather became a problem on wednesday. things just started to get back to normal after sandy hit. carriers took no chances getting planes stuck in the big apple. they started cannesling flights befo
will be open to the public. but one very special driver got to take a test run on the new road today. megan mcgrath has more on what the project means for commuters in northern virginia. >> reporter: seeing santa claus apparently has its privileges. jolly st. nick was the first person to test drive the 495 express lanes this morning. and he had a pretty sweet ride. he ditched the reindeer and went for a convertible tessla roadster. in white, of course. >> smooth, straight, convenient. it is just absolutely incredible. >> reporter: santa used the express lanes to get to his day job over at the tysons corner center mall. he starts sitting with the kids today and starting saturday, you, too, can ride. crews began opening the new lanes tonight. they should be ready to go around 2:00 a.m. >> if you were out around midnight, what you see is the police blocking entry points. crews taking down the signs, and you'll see all the systems begin to turn on as we turn on the system. by the time everybody's up tomorrow morning, the 495 express lanes will be open. >> reporter: if you plan to use the express lanes,
and why voters are willing to wait in long lines to cast their ballots. megan mcgrath is live. i know the lines are long. i could hear you telling people, it's okay, they are moving, they are moving. you are out there keeping people in line i guess. >> reporter: everyone needs to get out and vote. when you walk into the building, we can't show you the line. i can tell you, i was there a short time ago. the line goes out of the auditorium, down the hallway and wraps ashd the corner. when people walk in and see it, you can hear them gasp. they assume they are going to be here for the rest of their lives. i have good news to report. the line is moving very, very well. we are hearing from folks they are getting out within 45 minutes to an hour. while the line is very long, it's not terrible in terms of the wait. we must say that the folks we have encountered say they are happy to wait in the line. they understand the importance of their vote. virginia is a swing state in all of this. here in prince william and loudoun county, they are considered to be swing counties. folks keeping an eye
and expanded gambling. megan mcgrath breaks down what else is at stake. >> reporter: a flurry of activity at the prince george's county board of elections as voters turn in their ab sen teen ballots looking to avoid the crowds tomorrow. when marylanders head to the polls on tuesday, they will not only cast their votes for the presidential race, they will also have their say on a number of ballot questions. there's a lot of information, and voters are asked to be familiar with those questions before they arrive. >> the sample ballots were mailed to each household in prince george's county. i encourage voters to take a look at those sample ballots and maybe mark them up so when they get to the polls they're prepared to know how they're going to vote. >> reporter: question 7 deals with gambling. it has been the subject of many political ads. it would allow the building of a sixth casino in prince george's county and allow table games at all casino also. and question 6, the civil marriage protection act. which would allow gay and lesbian couples to get married in the state of maryland. questi
suspects one in d.c. and the other in stafford. we begin with a man stabbed an officer. megan mcgrath is live on the scene from the latest from washington's brookland section. >> reporter: when police repond to 911 calls they are not sure what they are going encounter, what is going to be happening on the scene when they arrive. that was certainly the case this morning. a veteran police officer and his partner were in harm's way responding to a domestic assault call here. the officers were attacked by the suspect. one fired in self-defense. police chief kathy lanier hugged one of her officers on the scene. investigators pick up a hoels ere and place t in the trunk of an unmarked call. it was a close call responding to a 911 dispatch. a d.c. police officer became the victim when he was attacked by a man with a knife. >> officers received the call about 6:45 for domestic assault. when they arrived on the scene and approaching the house, apparently the suspect came up from behind the officers and attacked. one of the officers has several stab wounds to his head, neck and hands. the offic
washington kept firefighters busy. it's part of the union market. megan mcgrath reports the fire is out. but it's causing problems in the neighborhood. >> reporter: officials say it was a tough fire to get a handle on. warehouses are crammed full of stuff. in this case, there was a lot of clothing, much of it on fire. the blaze broke out around 9:00 last night. investigators are trying to figure out why. smoke could be seen billowi out the windows and the roof of the warehouse. early on, concerns cropped up about the safety of firefighters. they had to pull back and attack the flames from a safe distance. >> warehouses are a nightmare for firefighters. they keep the burglars out. it makes it hard for us to get in. there's a lot of merchandise in a small space. it's hard to put a fire out. >> reporter: it consists of wholesale warehouses. the blaze set out in a clothing store, then spread to adjoining businesses. >> the electricity is off. won't be able to operate until they get it on. >> as the sun came up, firefighters began to take a closer look. smoke still coming out of the window.
union market building near gallaudet university. so far, no word on a cause yet. as news4's megan mcgrath reports, it is still causing problems in the neighborhood. >> reporter: smoke could be seen billowing out the windows and the roof of the warehouse. early on, concerns cropped up about the safety of firefighters. they had to pull back and attack the flames from a safe distance. >> warehouses are a nightmare for firefighters. the building is insecure and keeps burglars out, so it's hard to get in, and there's a lot of merchandise in a small place. >> reporter: the old union market consists of wholesale warehouses. many of the vendors specialize in meats and poultry. others sell souvenirs and textiles. the blaze broke out in a warehouse filled with clothing, and then spread to adjoining businesses. electricity to the whole area was cut. >> they have all the electricity off, so we've got no electricity. won't be able to operate until they get started. >> reporter: as the sun came up, firefighters began to take a closer look. smoke still coming out of the windows. the power outage became
. reporting live from reagan national, megan mcgrath, news4. >>> fears over the so called fiscal cliff here in the u.s. are taking a toll on markets overseas. stocks in asia down significantly after a ratings agency threatened to downgrade the u.s. credit rating unless president obama and congress reach a deal on a spending plan by the end of the year. japan's nikkei index lost 1.3% in early trading. south korea's main index also down more than 1% today. >>> and investors here in the u.s. hope the markets rebound from yesterday's free fall. the dow fell more than 300 points. the nasdaq and the s&p also suffered big losses. >>> new this morning, we've learned president obama will be making a ground breaking trip in two weeks. an official from myanmar says the president will visit on either november 18th or 19th. it will be the first ever visit to the country by a u.s. president. the obama administration is trying to encourage democracy in that country. the president is also scheduled to visit nearby thailand and cambodia that same week. >>> tony tull is at the news4 live desk now with breaki
points in that race. it had been one of the most closely watched campaigns in that country. megan mcgrath is live at the tim kaine campaign headquarters right now. >> reporter: you can see that campaign signs are up along the road. the election is over. governor tim kaine defeated republican george allen. kaine thanked his supporters at a victory party in richmond last night. this race received national attention. democrat jim webb announced his retirement, and the republican party saw it as a real opportunity to gain a seat in the senate, a seat previously held by george allen before he was defeated by webb. millions of dollars were spent by groups outside of virginia in an effort to influence the outcome of this race. in the end, the voters picked tim kaine to be their u.s. senator. >>t's all about partnership. it's all about putting the country first, and virginia knows and shows how we can do it. so with these basic virginia values, we can take this nation forward, and i'm very honored and humbled to have that opportunity. >> we have met so many generous people from all walks of life
the long lines. reporting live from alexandria, megan mcgrath, news 4. back to you. >>> you have the chance to decide on two ballot measures today. one issue is the amount of time the general assembly can delay the start of a veto session. if the measure passes, lawmakers can delay the start up to one week. the other involves eminent domain. the proposed amendment would allow companies to take someone's home or land only if it's for public use. organizations would not be allowed to take land if it plans to make money off the property, like a'shoi shopping center or parking garage. >>> voters have big decisions to make outside the presidential election in maryland. three issues on the ballot. one of the most publicized, question 7, would allow table games in the state and a sixth casino to be built in prince george's county. no less important and potentially the most historic is question 6. it asks voters to either approve or reject the legalization of same sex marriage passed by state law plakers earlier this year. if approved, maryland would become the first state in the nation to have vot
was shot after allegedly stabbing an officer. news 4's megan mcgrath explains why police chief kathy lanier says the incident was especially difficult for officers. >> reporter: police chief kathy lanier hugs one of her officers on the scene. investigators pick up a department-issued holster and place it in the trunk of an unmarked police car. it was a close call. while responding to a 911 dispatch for a domestic assault, a d.c. police officer became the victim when he was attacked by a man with a knife. >> officers received a call here this morning about 6:45 for a domestic assault. 3500 block of 17th street northeast. when they arrived on the scene and were approaching the house, apparently the suspect, who had been outside, came up from behind the officers and attacked the officers. one of the officers has several stab wounds to his head, neck, and hands. the officer then turned around, engaged the suspect, and shots were fired. >> reporter: the suspect died on the scene. also injured, the grandfather of the dead suspect. police say he was attacked by his grandson early this morning. pro
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